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AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Background Check, Reference and Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! Library card required.


Genealogy research with over 16 billion records. Can only be used inside libraries in Polk County.

Florida Electric Library

Search for full-text magazine articles, books, newspapers and more. Multiple databases are available within the following categories: K-12, Health, Career and Job, Small Business, Newspapers & Magazines, eBooks and Florida Resources and many more. Library card required.

Florida Electric Library

Kovels Database on Antiques & Collectibles 

Your guide to the world of antiques and collectibles. Unlimited premium access to exclusive research tools that will help identify, date and value collectibles.

  • Browse through the prices and descriptions of 1,000,000+ items.
  • Access to our database of more than 18,500 most-looked-for pottery, porcelain and silver marks and listings.
  • Access our award-winning monthly publication, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, filled with tips, hotlines, sale reports and more.

Available only inside the Winter Haven Public Library. Use your laptop or other device, or use our computers. Library card not required.

Salem Online

Search ebooks on topics related to: biographies, careers, health, history, literature, politics, science, current topics and more. Click the link for a complete list.

With your library card, you can access full-text articles from the books online (also provides complete citations), or come into the Winter Haven Public Library for the actual book (cannot be checked out).

Salem Online